writing

Oct
19
Poor story construction can spread COVID-19 misinformation

Poor story construction can spread COVID-19 misinformation

Why poor story structure is going to make some people scared of bank notes.
3 min read
Aug
05
Five Morning Links

Five Morning Links

Five worthwhile reads to start your day.
3 min read
Dec
15

The problem with long-drop intros

Suspended ledes suck: Respect your readers: tell them the subject right up front. Write well enough to keep their attention.
Apr
15

Demotivational quote

Dear Typed, I’m not sure this is the motivational quote I really need to see when opening a writing
Nov
23

Let's try this again

Well, hello, blog. I’m sorry I’ve been neglecting you. I’ve been terribly busy, you see. We’re
1 min read
Jul
14

This is why I blog

Nick Crocker: To know what you think, write it down. Forcing myself to write something down, to structure it, to
1 min read
Apr
28

Rethinking writing for the phone age

Craig Mod, interviewed at Nieman Journalism Lab: But the iterative component of the writing process, and also the flow of
1 min read
Mar
02

31-3.2 A daily thrashing with the 500 word stick

So, here’s a question. Why am I putting myself through the horror of trying to write something substantive for
3 min read
Jan
13

Journalism needs a new tone of voice

This, I think, highlights one of the big challenge to journalists of the 21st Century. People are starting to associate
1 min read
Oct
12

A Markdown link selection

This is really handy to know: If you are publishing to a blog system that does not recognize Markdown, and
1 min read